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Banff students recognized by local foundation

Banff students recognized by local foundation

“High school is a long road and this year especially was pretty challenging. It is rewarding to be recognized by my teachers for the hard work I put in. And the financial award will really help with my university expenses next year.”
Donation aims to help food security issues

Donation aims to help food security issues

“Grassroots groups and food support organizations rely on the Bow Valley Food Alliance to help them coordinate and connect. This donation will help us focus on what matters most – improving food security and food sovereignty in the Bow Valley.
Roam transit net zero carbon building, electric buses unveiled

Roam transit net zero carbon building, electric buses unveiled

“The big advantage we have is the municipalities collaborate very well. Banff, Canmore and Improvement District No. 9 all want to make transit better, so people can move around the valley without having to either own a vehicle or use their vehicle. You don’t typically see this kind of collaboration.”
Study provides picture of homelessness, housing insecurity in Bow Valley

Study provides picture of homelessness, housing insecurity in Bow Valley

“The intention of this report is to provide means for agencies and leadership to determine their community’s needs, as well as the necessary responses and potential avenues to prevent or reduce homelessness and housing instability in the Bow Valley."
First community fitness centre opens in Lake Louise

First community fitness centre opens in Lake Louise

The Lake Louise Sport and Recreation Centre features a new multi-purpose room and 24-hour fitness centre.
Parks Canada collaring bears as part of new project to reduce conflicts

Parks Canada collaring bears as part of new project to reduce conflicts

“We have created small openings in the forest to create foraging opportunities for bears in the hopes they spend some time away from places where they may run a higher risk of negative encounters in our townsites, campgrounds, roadside – or risk of mortality.”
National Indigenous Peoples Day events

National Indigenous Peoples Day events

A look at the National Indigenous Peoples Day events happening around the Bow Valley on June 21 and throughout this summer.
CRPS school board approves 2021-25 education plan

CRPS school board approves 2021-25 education plan

“It’s not just about looking at achievement, but looking at the whole child which is part of the CRPS vision. We look at wellness, mental health along with academics and ensuring we’re providing supports students need. It’s the whole child approach."
Tourism industry optimistic for Alberta COVID-19 reopening plans

Tourism industry optimistic for Alberta COVID-19 reopening plans

“We are missing the international travel badly. Until the borders are open, it will be a very tough road to recovery. … We are very hopeful for next year that international travellers will come back. A lot of travellers are waiting for the border to open to be able to travel again.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

The last week in the Bow Valley saw additional public health restrictions lifted as pre-COVID-19 life slowly began to repair as tourists flocked to the valley, patios reopened and residents were out-and-about.